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Table 2 Effect of crude hydroalcoholic leaves extract of I. spicata on BGL of normoglycemic mice

From: Effect of hydroalcoholic leaves extract of Indigofera spicata Forssk. on blood glucose level of normal, glucose loaded and diabetic rodents

Group Blood glucose level(mg/dl)
  0 h 1 h 2 h 3 h 4 h 10 h
2 % TW-80 101.00 ± 6.03 97.17 ± 4.94 89.50 ± 2.81 84.33 ± 3.89 82.17 ± 2.96 83.17 ± 5.47
5 mg/kg GC 104.00 ± 4.60 74.50 ± 3.46©,** 70.17 ± 3.56©,** 68.17 ± 2.82** 66.02 ± .62** 72.83 ± 4.24**
100 mg/kg ISP 111.67 ± 7.57 113.17 ± 7.46 104.17 ± 6.10 90.00 ± 4.28 87.67 ± 2.75 89.83 ± 5.38
200 mg/kg ISP 105.50 ± 5.95 92.50 ± 4.78 87.67 ± 4.01 83.17 ± 4.38* 79.50 ± 4.65* 72.33 ± 4.55**
400 mg/kg ISP 118.50 ± 7.53 99.50 ± 5.38 99.67 ± 4.70 87.83 ± 5.26* 91.00 ± 4.30* 85.67 ± 3.52*
  1. Values are mean ± S.E, n = 6. ISP = Indigofera spicata. GC = glibeneclamide. TW-80 = tween-80. * = Intra-group comparison with fasting blood glucose level (t = 0 h) with p < 0.05 and * * for p < 0.001. © = comparison with the negative controls for p < 0.05 and ©© for p < 0.001